Maude Barlow


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Maude Barlow born Toronto, Canada May 24, 1927. Nonviolent internationalist, co-founded Blue Planet Project 2001; co-founded nonviolent Council of Canadians 1985; won Alternative Nobel Prize 2005; co-founded World Future Council 2004.


"[I]f we can get water defined as a human right—which it is. . . You can’t really charge for a human right; you can’t trade it or deny it to someone because they don’t have money." (Mother Jones, Jan. 14, 2005; photo